Work For Change

Self knowledge alone does not change us. Change requires effort, dedication, and discipline. In order to change, we must do the work. Simply knowing our obstacles, problems, or shortcomings does not, itself, overcome them. We must do that. ‘Work For Change’ by Robert Van Valkenburgh HOLISTIC BUDO: As in Life, so too in Budo. As…

Seeking Shared Value

We can tell what a person values by what they reward. People can claim to value one thing or another, but as we all know, talk is cheap. Action, as the saying goes, speaks louder than words. So when a person says that they value honesty, integrity, kindness, or some other attribute in the people…